Denali National Park Explorer – Tour 3MS

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Denali National Park Explorer - Southbound - 3MS
6 Days / 5 Nights
$1,599.00 (Value Rate)
$1,699.00 (Peak Rate)
$1,499.00: Save $400 per Couple
$1,399.00: Save $400 per Couple
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6 Days / 5 Nights (Tour 3MS)

This itinerary is the perfect way to see Alaska's famed wilderness from Fairbanks. See glaciers, wilderness and Denali National Park on this ideal Alaska tour.

Included in your Tour:

Package includes 5 nights hotel accommodations, Tundra Wilderness Tour in Denali, Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort; rail travel from Fairbanks to Denali aboard Alaska Railroad's Adventure Class and from Denali to Anchorage aboard our own luxury, glass-domed rail service; Portage Glacier Cruise and Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Airport, hotel, rail transfers and baggage handling included. Be sure to check for specials and offers.


Available during check-out:
Upgrade your rail experience from Fairbanks to Denali for $100 per person. The standard tour features Alaska Railroad’s Adventure Class for this rail component of the tour. When you choose the upgrade, you will travel aboard Alaska Railroad's Goldstar service instead.  Adventure Class railcars do not feature a dome and meals are available for purchase.  Goldstar service is aboard Alaska Railroad’s domed railcars and breakfast aboard the train is included.  

With the standard option, rail travel from Denali to Talkeetna and Talkeetna to Anchorage is aboard our own luxury, glass-domed rail service (meals not included, but available for purchase) and the upgrade applies only to the portion of the trip from Fairbanks to Denali.

To learn more about Adventure Class, click here.

To learn more about Goldstar, click here.

Day 1: Fairbanks

  • Overnight:

Transfer from the airport to your hotel. Early arrival? Enjoy a day at leisure or choose an optional tour to the Alaska Salmon Bake and Golden Palace Theatre or Chena Hot Springs. Overnight Fairbanks.

Day 2: Fairbanks - Denali

  • Departs From:
    Fairbanks, 8:15 AM (Train Departs Fairbanks Depot)
  • Arrives At:
    Denali, 12:15 PM (Train Arrives Denali Depot)

Begin your rail adventure aboard the historic Alaska Railroad as the train departs the Fairbanks rail depot south towards Denali National Park, enjoying interior Alaska's breathtaking scenery as you go. Upon arrival to Denali, transfer to your Denali-area hotel, located just minutes from the Park entrance. This evening, enjoy an unforgettable dinner experience at Music of Denali Dinner Theater at McKinley Chalet Resort. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 3: Denali

  • Overnight:

Venture into Denali National Park on the popular Tundra Wilderness Tour, your best chance to view wildlife in Alaska. If the skies are clear, you’ll enjoy awesome views of Denali, North America’s tallest peak. Later, choose from optional activities and end your day on a high note with a visit to a sled dog kennel, flightseeing adventure or ATV ride. Overnight Denali-area hotel.

Day 4: Denali - Anchorage

  • Departs From:
    Denali, 9:15 AM (Train Departs Denali Depot)
  • Arrives At:

Enjoy a morning at leisure, or see another side of Denali on an optional flightseeing tour including a glacier landing. Later, re-board the train and sightsee to Anchorage crossing Hurricane Gulch and passing small towns, flag stops, farmlands, and homesteads. Overnight Anchorage.

Day 5: Anchorage

  • Departs From:
    Anchorage, 1:30pm
  • Arrives At:
    Anchorage, 5:00pm

Sightsee by motorcoach to Portage Lake where you’ll board themv Ptarmiganfor a memorable cruise that takes you within 300 yards of the actively calving Portage Glacier. Then, stop by the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center on your return to Anchorage. The AWCC takes in injured and orphaned animals year-round, providing spacious enclosures and quality animal care. Here you can see many of Alaska's natural inhabitants that are unable to be re-released into the wild. Relive the day’s highlights back at your Anchorage hotel. Overnight Anchorage.

Day 6: Anchorage

    Your tour ends with a transfer to the airport.